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Residents

Tiffany Chan

Tiffany Chan, MD

  • Medical School: George Washington University
  • Undergraduate: Georgetown University
  • Undergraduate major: Psychology
  • Interests within the medical field: ultrasound, international health, socioeconomic healthcare disparities
  • Outside interests: urban bicycling, travel, yoga, independent film and music, anything NPR, avid "This American Life” listener and “Fresh Air” follower
Jigar Desai

Jigar Desai, DO

  • Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Undergraduate School: Rutgers University
  • Undergraduate major: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry & Physics
  • Interests within the Medical Field: Ultrasound, Critical care
  • Outside Interests: Movies, hiking, traveling, hanging out with friends & family, trying newrestaurants,exploring outdoors
Laura Fagen

Laura Fagen, MD

  • Medical school: St. George’s University
  • Undergraduate school: McGill University
  • Undergraduate major: Animal Biology
  • Interests within medical field: trauma, critical care, EMS, surgery, international medicine
  • Outside interests: travel, biking, hiking, animals, hockey, languages
Frank Forde

Frank Forde, MD

  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati
  • Undergraduate School: Boston College
  • Undergraduate major: Biology, Psychology
  • Interests within the Medical Field: EMS, Disaster Medicine, International Medicine, Sports Medicine
  • Outside Interests: Soccer, basketball, football, Cleveland sports (sadly), travel, craft beer, cooking but mostly eating
Katie Myers

Katie Myers, MD

  • Medical school: University of Missouri
  • Undergraduate School: Duke University
  • Undergraduate Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Interests within Medical Field: Traumatic brain injury, Neuro critical care, healthcare reform, medical education
  • Outside Interests: hiking, road biking, yoga, mountain skiing, traveling
Chandni Ravi

Chandni Ravi, MD

  • Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
  • Interests within Medical Field: Critical Care, Trauma, Medical Education
  • Outside Interests: Travel and exploring, Cooking, Painting, Knitting, Photography
Rasheed Sanyaolu

Rasheed Sanyaolu, MD

  • Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Undergraduate School: Roosevelt University
  • Undergraduate Major: Biology
  • Interests within the Medical Field: Ultrasound, International Medicine, EMS
  • Outside Interests: Playing soccer, basketball, hanging wiht friends, travel and music festivals

Mikhail Blyakher

Mikhail Blyakher, MD

  • Medical School: SUNY Upstate
  • Undergraduate School: Binghamton University
  • Undergraduate Major: Mathematics, Economics
  • Interests within Medical Field: medical education, critical care, toxicology
  • Outside Interests: basketball, hiking, biking, reading, philosophy, NPR podcasts
Jeremy Carter

Jeremy Carter, DO

  • Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Undergraduate School: Oregon Institute of Technology, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Undergraduate Major: Medical Sonography - Vascular Technology/Pre-med
  • Interests within in Medicine: international medicine, critical care, ultrasound
  • Outside Interests: travel, hiking, exercise, NFL and college football
Georgia Davies

Georgia Davies, MD

  • Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Undergraduate School: Pennsylvania State University
  • Undergraduate Major: Science (Option: Life Science)
  • Interests within Medical Field: Ultrasound, Sports Med, Global Health
  • Outside Interests: Health and physical fitness, thrifting, celebrity media blogs, community outreach, hanging with family and friends, and constantly trying new things (diy projects, natural hair care, restaurants, exploring my hometown NYC
Blase Ferraris

Blase Ferraris, MD

  • Medical School: Rutgers-NJMS
  • Undergraduate School: Rutgers-New Brunswick
  • Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
  • Interests within Medical Field: Global Health
  • Outside Interests: Hip Hop Dancing, Singing, Working out
Helena Gvili

Helena Gvili, MD

  • Medical School: University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Undergraduate School: Brandeis University
  • Undergraduate Major: Biology
  • Interests within Medical Field: Global health, Cardiovascular Emergencies, Ultrasound
  • Outside Interests: Afro-Latin dance, cooking, outdoors, sudoku/games, languages
Brian Kaiser

Brian Kaiser, MD

  • Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate School: New York University
  • Undergraduate Major: Biochemistry
  • Interests within medical field: Toxicology, Ultrasound
  • Outside interests: Distance running, marathons, computer hardware, programming, soccer
Ariel Sena

Ariel Sena, MD

  • Medical School: St. George's University
  • Undergraduate School: SUNY Binghamton
  • Undergraduate Major: Biological Sciences
  • Interests within Medical Field: Ultrasound, EMS, Teaching
  • Outside Interests: Cooking, Running, Field Hockey, Kickboxing
Michael Ullo

Michael Ullo, MD

  • Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Undergraduate School: University of Miami
  • Undergraduate Major: Psychology
  • Interests within Medical Field: Medical education, evidence based medicine, critical care, psychosomatic illness
  • Outside Interests: College football, reality television, dogs

Cindy Amilcar

Cindy Amilcar, MD

  • Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Undergraduate School: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Undergraduate Major: Biological Sciences
  • Outside Interests: Weight lifting, rock climbing
Chifaa Bouzidi

Chifaa Bouzidi, MD

  • Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Undergraduate School: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Undergraduate Major: Biological Sciences & Middle Eastern Studies
  • Interests within Medical Field: Global health, humanism, trauma
  • Outside Interests: Travel, adventures/activities, rowing, running, shopping/fashion, food
Mariya Cherneykina

Mariya Cherneykina, MD, MBA

  • Medical School: Temple University
  • Graduate School: Fox School of Business (Temple)
  • Undergraduate School: New York University
  • Undergraduate Major: Psychology
  • Interests within Medical Field: Medical administration, optimizing medical care delivery, humanism
  • Outside Interests: Home improvement, anything fuzzy or feathery with four appendages (plus Kiwi birds), Legos and YouTube videos of people unwrapping toys (interest by association)
Michelle Davis

Michelle Davis, MD

  • Medical School: George Washington University
  • Graduate School: SOAS University of London
  • Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley
  • Undergraduate Major: International and Area Studies
  • Interests within Medical Field: Medical education, LGBTQ health, pediatric EM and wilderness medicine
  • Outside Interests: Hiking, backpacking, kayaking, traveling, biking, reading and long naps in the sunshine
Katharine Juarez

Katharine Juarez, MD

  • Medical School: University of New Mexico
  • Undergraduate School: University of New Mexico
  • Undergraduate Major: Biochemistry
  • Interests within Medical Field: Pediatrics/EMS
  • Outside Interests: Mountain biking, hiking, camping, running
Van Kenyon

Van Kenyon, MD

  • Medical School: SUNY Upstate
  • Undergraduate: Grinnell College
  • Undergraduate Major: Biochemistry
  • Interests in Medicine: Global health, disaster medicine, critical care medicine
  • Outside Interests: Backpacking/camping, weight-lifting
Rochelle Kling, MD

Rochelle Kling, MD

  • Medical School: SUNY Downstate
  • Undergraduate School: Sophie Davis at CCNY
  • Undergraduate Major: Biomedicine
  • Interests in Medicine: Critical care, administration
  • Outside interests: Skiing, movies, NPR, art
Enoch Obeng

Enoch Obeng, MD

  • Medical School: Eastern Virgina Medical School
  • Undergraduate School: Old Dominion University
  • Undergraduate Major: Biology
  • Interests in Medicine: Medically underserved populations
  • Outside interests: Weight-lifting, mixed martial arts, travel, breakfast-for-dinner
Kiara Rogers

Kiara Rogers, MD

  • Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Undergraduate School: Emory University
  • Undergraduate Major: Spanish
  • Interests in Medicine: Global health, substance use/abuse, health disparities
  • Outside interests: Spending time with family/friends, reading, reality TV, travel
Lana Shaker

Lana Shaker, MD

  • Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Undergraduate School: Rutgers - Newark/NJIT
  • Undergraduate Major: Biological Sciences, Psychology
  • Interests in Medicine: Medical education, critical care, trauma, palliative care, public health
  • Outside interests: Traveling, the beach/going down the shore, hiking, skiing, cooking, eating (especially sushi), my cat, wine tasting, EDM

Adrian

Robert Adrian, MD

  • Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
  • Undergraduate School: Arizona State University
  • Undergraduate Major: Bioinformatics & Genomics, Sociology
  • Outside Interests: Surfing, art, news and politics, fantasy/sci-fi books (to escape the news and politics)
Baddoura

Phillip Baddoura, MD

  • Medical School and Graduate School: Georgetown University
  • Undergraduate School: Johns Hopkins University
  • Undergraduate Major: Biophysics
  • Outside Interests: Fishing, running, travel
Choi

April Choi, MD

  • Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Undergraduate School: Rice University
  • Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
  • Outside Interests: Arts & crafts, hiking, watching musicals, spending time with friends and family
Frishman

Anna Frishman, MD

  • Medical School: University of Iowa
  • Undergraduate School: Johns Hopkins University
  • Undergraduate Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Interests within Medical Field: Emergency medicine, teaching
  • Outside Interests: Anything outdoors including skiing, hiking, camping; reading stuff; hanging out with family and friend
Grossi

Evan Grossi, MD

  • Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
  • Undergraduate School: University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Undergraduate Major: Integrative Physiology (Minor: Business Administration)
  • Outside Interests: Basketball, Football, Baseball, honestly any sport, camping, skiing, hiking, traveling especially to South America, Asia and Europe
Hedni

Megana Hedni, MD

  • Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate school: Boston University
  • Undergraduate Major: Medical sciences
  • Outside interests: Golf, tennis, traveling, hanging out with family and friend
Lee

Edward Lee, MD

  • Medical School: Rutgers NJMS
  • Undergraduate school: Rutgers University - New Brunswick
  • Undergraduate Major: Biology
  • Outside interests: Weight lifting, basketball, yoga, hot yoga, meditation, TV (HGTV, Game of Thrones, West World), exploring NYC/Hoboken
Lleras

Samantha Lleras, MD

  • Medical School: Meharry Medical College
  • Undergraduate school: Rutgers University - New Brunswick
  • Undergraduate Major: Biomathematics
  • Outside interests: Being outdoors, binging on Netflix shows, trying new restaurants and cheering for the J-E-T-S
Yu

Catherine Yu, MD

  • Medical School: Rutgers NJMS
  • Undergraduate school: Rutgers University - New Brunswick
  • Undergraduate Major: Biology
  • Outside interests: Travel, eating,music, Broadway, celebrities,dogs, Costco

Alumni Classes:

Class of 2018

  • Andreia Alexander, MD, PhD, MPH
    • Post-Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
    • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Eddie Garcia, MD
    • Post-Residency: Univ. of California San Francisco School of Medicine, CA(Fellowship in Medical Toxicology)
    • Medical School: Univ. of California Los Angeles
  • Kenadeed Hersi, MD
    • Post-Residency: Envision Healthcare/Schumacher Clinical Partners
    • Medical School: Univ. of Virginia
  • Michael McLaughlin, MD, MHA
    • Post-Residency: Canyon Vista Hospital, CA
    • Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago Medical School
  • Michael Mirza, MD
    • Post-Residency: Rutgers RWJ Medical School, NJ (Fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound)
    • Medical School: Rutgers NJMS
  • Avi Ruderman, MD
    • Post-Residency: Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, MO (Fellowship in Critical Care)
    • Medical School: Rutgers NJMS

Class of 2017

  • Adam Kenney, MD
    • Post-Residency: Rutgers NJMS/University Hospital, NJ
    • Medical School: George Washington University
  • Wesley George, MD
    • Post-Residency: Ocala Regional Medical Center, FL
    • Medical School: St. George's University
  • Denise McCormack, MD
    • Post-Residency: Jacobi Medical Center & North Central Bronx Hospital, NY
    • Medical School: SUNY Buffalo
  • Erika Nuber, MD
    • Post-Residency: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, DC (Fellowship in Sports Medicine)
    • Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University
  • Sergio Pereira, MD
    • Post-Residency: Ocala Regional Medical Center, FL
    • Medical School: Ross University
  • Gaurav Tyagi, MD
    • Post-Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, NY
    • Medical School: Wayne State University
  • Kristen Wilkes, MD
    • Post-Residency: Jersey City Medical Center, NJ
    • Medical School: Indiana University

Class of 2016

  • Marvinia Charles, MD
    • Post-Residency: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, TX (Fellowship in ED Administration)
    • Medical School: SUNY Upstate
  • Subhanir Chitnis, MD
    • Post-Residency: St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, NY
    • Medical School: Albany Medical College
  • Dawn Kabba, MD
    • Post-Residency: Univ. of Maryland, MD (Fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound)
    • Medical School: Howard University
  • Wanja Mwangi, MD
    • Post-Residency: Newton Regional Hospital, GA
    • Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
  • Ilya Ostrovsky, MD
    • Post-Residency: Rutgers NJMS/University Hospital, NJ
    • Medical School: Rutgers NJMS
  • Joseph Rogers, MD
    • Post-Residency: Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center, CA
    • Medical School: SUNY Downstate

Class of 2015

  • Suzanne Lilley, MD
  • David Woodkotch, MD
  • Paul Hsu, MD
  • Devon Isaacson, MD
  • Vito Petrozzino, MD
  • Kevin Tierney, MD

Class of 2014

  • Matt Cummins, MD
  • Michael Santoni, MD
  • Sanjay Sharma, MD
  • Gary Sharpe, MD
  • Sandy Sicular, MD
  • Amina Watkins, MD

Class of 2013

  • Lee Donner, MD
  • Michael Murphy, MD
  • Deylin Negron, MD
  • Hugo Razo, MD
  • Yan Sun, MD
  • Abbie Wright, MD

Class of 2012

  • Alex Chiu, MD
  • Matthew Davis, MD
  • Cassandra Donnelly, DO
  • Max Ginsburg, MD
  • Rolando Valenzuela, MD
  • Anna Yarygina, MD

Class of 2011

  • Selwena Brewster, MD
  • Amanda Eis, MD
  • Wirachin Hoonpongsimanont, MD
  • Alex Madgy, MD
  • Amy Pound, MD
  • Mariela Torres, MD

Class of 2010

  • Carrie Cregar, MD
  • Charles Fleischner, MD
  • Carmen Gonzales, MD
  • Tom Parry, MD
  • Ilia Sahari, MD
  • George Stapleton, MD
  • Wendy Velasco, MD

Class of 2009

  • Tina Cocuzza , MD
  • Dimpi Kalira, MD
  • Kishan Kapadia, MD
  • Anthony Rosania, MD
  • Greg Sugalsky, MD
  • Sangeeta Lamba, MD